Undergraduate Programs: Biology
This degree program, including secondary teacher certification in science, is offered in all three locations: Victoria, Sugar Land and Cinco Ranch.
The UHV Bachelor of Science in Biology program is designed to prepare undergraduates for a variety of careers in industry or academic laboratories We also offer coursework that will prepare students for medical/health professional programs and for graduate work in the bio-medical sciences. Our courses focus on three different areas: genetics/ biotechnology, pre-health professional, and plant/environmental.
Job opportunities with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology include:
The course work provides both job skills in biotechnology and an academic background needed to pursue a masters or doctorate degree in Biotechnology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Marine Ecology, Development Biology, Medical Science, Veterinary Science, Pharmaceutical Science and Environmental Science.
Completion of graduate work can lead to careers ranging from genetic engineering to health care, environmental research, drug development, food processing and university teaching.
In UHV's state-of-the-art DNA to Environmental Laboratories, students can learn skills such as modern molecular techniques and environmental testing, and have the chance to conduct independent research. Highlights of both laboratories in Victoria and Sugar Land are listed below.
Features of both Victoria and Sugar Land laboratories include:
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